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Arabic manuscripts : a vademecum for readers / by Adam Gacek.

Author/Creator:
Gacek, Adam.
Publication:
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 338 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Series:
Handbuch der Orientalistik. Nahe und der Mittlere Osten ; Erste Abteilung 98. Bd.
Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 1, the Near and Middle East ancient Near East, 0169-9423 ; v. 98
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Subjects:
Manuscripts, Arabic -- History -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Paleography, Arabic -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Codicology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Summary:
The main sequence is comprised of approximately 200 entries dealing with almost all aspects of Arabic manuscript studies (codicology and paleography); includes appendices covering abbreviations, letterforms, sūrah-headings, major reference works, and a guide to the description of manuscripts, as well as charts of major historical periods and dynasties.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1891 Department of Arts Fund.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alfred H. Gumaer Fund.
Contributor:
Class of 1891 Department of Arts Fund.
Alfred H. Gumaer Fund.
ISBN:
9789004170360 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004170367 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC:
317288334